Mien was born in 1983. She has a son and a daughter who are learning at kindergarten and primary school. Her husband is an electrical repairer. He earns about 5,000,000 VND per month. Mien sells fish and seafood to earn a living. Her income is about 5,000,000 VND. She has done this job for five years. Her family’s total earnings are about 10,000,000 VND per month.
She has participated in SEDA's credit program since 2009. In the last cycle, she borrowed 7,194,000 VND and repaid the loan on time. In this loan cycle, she would like to borrow 8,502,000 VND to buy fish and crab to sell in her stall. She always wants to raise her children well and have more money for the business.
The Center of Small Enterprise Development Assistance (SEDA) is a non-profit organization whose vision is to create “a society without poverty.” Founded in 2004, SEDA provides microfinance services to low-income and disadvantaged people in rural areas of Hanoi and the northern provinces of Vietnam through its Binh Minh Micro-Finance Program.
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